Krems an der Donau, or in English, Krems at the Donau, offers beautiful, historic riverside architecture close to Vienna. Located in the centre of Europe, in Austria's largest state, Krems at the Donau hotels are a gateway to both regional businesses and major markets. The area is rapidly growing into an important economy. Vienna International Airport is under an hour away, and the local road network is one of the main arteries through Europe. The city is also exceptionally beautiful, offers a high quality of life and is an ideal base for professionals participating in the business life of eastern Europe.
What will I discover here?
This is the gateway to the Wachau Valley, one of Europe's most picturesque riverside landscapes. Krems is also one of the oldest cities in Austria, with over 1,000 years of history still shaping the lives of modern inhabitants. The area's streets, squares, monasteries, and fortifications mark Krems at the Donau as a place both at the forefront of modernity and richly steeped in history.
What can I expect from business life?
Krems an der Donau is an important nod on the historic trade route between east and west, marked geographically by the river Danube. Its CENTROPE business space references the strategic, central-European location, with a mission to increase the competitiveness of the region's economy. Six and a half million people live and work in the area, which is attractive to international companies looking to capitalise on Austria's favourable corporate taxation laws. Krems offers sophisticated infrastructure and access to the growth region of eastern Europe. There are 28 Fortune 500 companies with headquarters in the region. Krems is also important as the location of the Bio Science Park, Danube Business School, which offers a well-regarded executive MBA, and Donau University.
What can I do after work from my hotel in Krems at the Donau?
Hotels in Krems at the Donau are surrounded by beauty. Krems has been deemed a 'Model City for Historical Preservation' and is on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It offers a diverse events calendar, attracting thousands with the annual Danube Festival, East-West Music Festival and Wachau Film Festival, amongst others. While you are here, visit the city's wine museum and the Arts Mile, stopping in at the Kunsthalle Krems. Or simply enjoy the tranquillity at one of the area's stunning monasteries.